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Teaching is a passion - Learning is a passion

Read more ...The only way to be truly successful in any skill is to be passionate about it.  When people throw themselves into –say- sports, music or computer games and actually get passionate about it, it's difficult to drag them away from what they are doing. Why can’t we say the same for language learning? One of the reasons that people don’t really get this...

This cloud has a silver lining and a bright future!

Read more ...  Amid the doom and gloom of Covid19, a brighter day is about to dawn for frontline education. “School ditches  tablets”. Catchy titles like this one, banishing technology from the classroom, seem to be out of date after school closure and the need of thousands of teachers and educators to keep education alive in the midst of a pandemic...

7 Ways to Maintain Relationships During Your School Closure

Read more ...Suddenly, you’re not in the same physical space as your students. We asked teachers to share strategies for maintaining relationships—both peer-to-peer and student-teacher—when everything’s gone remote. By Sarah Gonser On any given day in schools, many students exchange warm greetings with a smiling teacher, then move on to a morning...

L2 Learning: Help them do it alone

Read more ...    Teaching junior, pre-junior and nursery L2 classes can surface specific challenges, oxymorously fabricated by the mindset, the approaches and the methodology professed and employed by the dominant TEFL pedagogy. Nursery, preschool, early school L2 learners constitute formative learning stages that entail teaching the young child...

How young is too young to learn a Foreign Language?

Read more ...  Quite often in a monolingual family we are confronted with the dilemma of what is the appropriate age for our kids to start learning a foreign language. Should they first be exposed to a new language as early as kindergarten or should we wait until the first years of primary school, when our little ones try to master the written form of their...

Dealing with exam stress

Read more ...  Exams are a crucial part of education and the source of stress for many students. In order to avoid crippling anxiety from these pesky evaluations, it is important to approach them with a clear mind and an understanding of how to deal with stressful situations more broadly. In many cases, exam stress is all in the mind, and mental discipline is a...

Πώς να διδάξετε διαδικτυακά. Χρήσιμες και εύκολες συμβουλές

Read more ...  Τώρα που όλοι μιλάνε για τη μετατροπή των συμβατικών μορφών εργασίας σε τηλεργασία, τώρα που οι παραδοσιακές τάξεις επιδιώκεται να μετατραπούν σε τάξεις σε eLearning, ο κόσμος τελικά κατάλαβε ότι η εργασία από το σπίτι είναι στην πραγματικότητα μια υπαρκτή μορφή εργασίας! Οι άνθρωποι οι οποίοι εργάζονται εξ αποστάσεως, εργάζονται τόσο σκληρά όσο...

Teaching online for the first time

Read more ...  7 Tips for those about to sail into uncharted waters   Whether you regarded learning technology a blessing or anathema makes little or no difference now. Your students are at home and your mission is to help them keep learning at a turning point of the academic year. The following tips come from my experience using electronic platforms to...

Learners carry around dictionaries not grammar books

Read more ...In the current issue of ELT NEWS we focus on vocabulary learning. Vocabulary is central to any language because without sufficient vocabulary students cannot understand others or express their own ideas. A favourite quote of mine comes from linguist David Arthur Wilkins who said: “While without grammar very little can be conveyed, without vocabulary...

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Don’t be this teacher!

01 May 2020

I have this new hobby. I torture myself by visiting teachers’ fb groups, I read terrible things they write and I collect gems for my next workshop, “Don’t be t...

Nick Dellas talks about the Educational Leadership Association

01 May 2020

Nick Dellas is a teacher of English and a FLS owner who has been running Chronos School, one of the most successful FL schools in the greater Athens area, for...

Teaching is a passion - Learning is a passion

01 May 2020

The only way to be truly successful in any skill is to be passionate about it.  When people throw themselves into –say- sports, music or computer games an...

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01 May 2020

  Some of the topics featured in this month's ELT NEWS   The CiELL project team is developing open educational resources based on comics that are hig...

LanguageCert offers Online exams for candidates under the age of 16!

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Teaching and learning are rapidly moving online, catering to students of all ages across the globe. Exam delivery methods have been quick to follow. LanguageCe...

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